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Peter Pan and Wendy : Retold by May Byron for Boys and Girls, With the Approval of the Author

By: Barrie, J. M.

Price: £180.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton 1938: 1938

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 56352

Condition: Very Good


188 pp. Bound in recent dark red half morocco over marbled boards. Green leather title label to spine. In slipcase. New endpapers. Slight spotting to fore-edge and prelims. Internally clean. With twelve full-page colour plates by Mabel Lucie Attwell. A date has been scratched off on the verso of the title page, so this is likely a reprint. View more info

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The Hunting of the Snark an Agony in Eight Fits

By: CARROLL, Lewis

Price: £400.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co. 1876: 1876

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55913

Condition: Near Fine


xiv., 84, [2] advert. Bound in a full dark green morocco, with gilt lines and lettering. 1st impression with Baker, not Butcher on p. 83. Original decorative buff boards bound in at the rear. Some toning to the edges. View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

By: Carroll, Lewis

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd 1947: 1947

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 57790

Condition: Good


[xii.], 162 pp, illustrated with 13 colour plates by Arthur Rackham, as well as black and white illustration. Bound in a half blue calf by Truslove and Hanson, cloth boards. Original endpapers preserved. Some fading to the spine and chipping. View more info

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Flora's Feast : A Masque of Flowers

By: Crane, Walter

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company 1889: 1889

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55998

Condition: Good


40 pp. Quarter blue cloth over pictorial boards. Wear with short tear to head of spine. Boards edgeworn. Internally in Very Good clean condition. No ownership names. Full-colour illustrations to each page by Walter Crane. Colours bright. Binding firm. View more info

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Just So Stories : For Little Children

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan & Co., Limited 1902: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 45089

Condition: Near Fine


[vi]., 250 pp, Bound in a recent dark red full morocco. Raised bands to spine with gilt lettering. Top edge gilt. New marbled endpapers. Original decorated cloth front cover bound in at the rear. With illustrations by the author. View more info

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The Brown Fairy Book

By: LANG, Andrew (Edited By)

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London & New York & Toronto, Longmans, Green & Co 1941: 1941

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 5973

Condition: Very Good


xiii, 350 pp. brown cloth with gilt decoration and lettering to the spine and blind decoration to front board. Spine skewed and large crease to the rear board. Jacket is torn with loss to the corners at the head and tail. Previous owner's name on f.e.p. View more info

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Winnie the Pooh

By: Milne, A. A.

Price: £5,000.00

Publisher: U S A, E. P. Dutton and Company 1926: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 6091

Condition: Fine


SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. 52304xiv., 159 pp, illustrated in b/w. Bound in full dark green morocco, with gilt lettering, lines and devices by The Chelsea Bindery. Leather entry slipcase. Silk endpapers, the boards having a gilt decorated morocco border. Number 15 of 200 Large Paper copies printed on Japanese Vellum, and signed by both A A Milne and E H Shephard on the limitation page. All edges gilt. A beautiful thing to behold. View more info

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When We Were Very Young

By: Milne, A. A.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. 1925: 1925

Edition: 11th Edition

Book number: 55512

Condition: Good


x., [2], 100 pp. Publisher's blue cloth with decorative gilt design to front & rear covers and gilt lettering to spine. Cloth is a little rubbed at the extremities. Teg. Pictorial lighter offwhite endpapers. Good early reprint the year after the first edition. View more info

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When We Were Very Young

By: Milne, A. A.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co. Ltd 1924: 1924

Edition: 5th Edition

Book number: 57905

Condition: Good


xi., 100 pp., Blue publisher's cloth a little marked, TEG. Head and foot of spine a little rubbed. Ownership signature on half title. Very slight warp to boards View more info

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

By: SHAKESPEARE, William ; RACKHAM, Arthur (illustrated)

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann 1920: 1920

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 56189

Condition: Very Good


[iv], 134 pp., 40 tipped in colour plates, and black and white illustrations, especially amongst the text. Original blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration, with light foxing to endpapers. Previous owner's inscription on free endpapers. Clean internally View more info

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The Lord of the Rings. 3 Volume Set (The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers & The Return of the King)

By: Tolkien, J. R. R.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd 1970 / 1971: 1971

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 57881

Condition: Very Good


3 volumes. [ii], 424, 352 & 440 pp. all 5th or 6th impressions of the 2nd edition. Gift inscription on ther free endpapers and some rubbing to extremities of the price clipped jackets, but a very good set. Folding maps in the rear of each volume. View more info